U.S. Army Corps of Engineers sifts debris from sand at Jacob Riis Park in Rockaway, N.Y.

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Queens, N.Y., Jan. 18, 2013 -- Debris from Hurricane Sandy is processed at the Jacob Riis Park in Rockaway, N.Y. where the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers works to sort it into piles for recycling. Sand containing debris is cleaned by sand sifting machines and piled into pyramids before being returned to the beaches. FEMA provides funding for debris removal through the Public Assistance program. K.C.Wilsey/FEMA
Queens, N.Y., Jan. 18, 2013 -- Debris from Hurricane Sandy is processed at the Jacob Riis Park in Rockaway, N.Y. where the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers works to sort it into piles for recycling. Sand containing debris is cleaned by sand sifting machines and piled into pyramids before being returned to the beaches. FEMA provides funding for debris removal through the Public Assistance program. K.C.Wilsey/FEMA - Location: Queens, NY
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